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area. state >> agencies and utilities are ready to spring into action. jennifer franciotti is live and fells point with more on the story. >> the nice thing is we have seen city crews coming by. they come by with their flashing yellow lights. they are monitoring flash flooding. so far so good in fells point. we have had intermittent heavy rain. this is the lightest it has been all morning long. emergency workers have spent much of wednesday preparing for this storm. attract this on the radar. there were -- they tracked this on the radar. there are 52,000 storm drains in the city. they were not able to get to everyone. they were asking residents to make sure they got out there to help if the trains were clock clogged. b.g.e. has extra crews on standby in anticipation of power outages. >> the concern is the high wind. it can bring down trees and power lines. with a heavy canopy we have today, we have some ground that is soaked from the recent storms. it is a good recipe for power outages. >> it looks like the wind is starting to pick up. there is concern about that. it is not called
>> there's not much left after two four-alarm fires in west baltimore. i'm jennifer franciotti. details are next. >> a california neighborhood goes up in flames as a massive gas line rupture ignites an unbelievable explosion. we'll have the latest. >> and it looks look a fall-like weekend is in the works. the insta-weather plus forecast, as 11 news today continues right now. >> good morning, tgif, i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> meteorologist john collins has a check of the forecast. looking good. >> yeah. you mentioned the fall-like weekend. i was out working in the yard past couple of days, very nice, and a lot of leaves in the lawn. but it's not because of fall-like temperatures, it's because of the dry conditions we've got. >> but let's talk about the cool for the moment. we'll address the wet in just a minute, or dry, or whichever way you want to look at it. at b.w.i. marshall right now, 56 degrees the temperature. that's the low there so far this morning. it just dropped into that range. 72%, the humidity. barometer h
'm jennifer gilbert. >>> a group of u.s. senators plans to investigate thh underreeorting of rape cases in city as cross the country. >> crime reporter joy lepola be brought up. statistics could >> reporter: jeff an jennifer, it's clear that regardless of being called to testify,imore is concerns about rape are going unreported in the city and thatú will most likely be brought up in washington, d.c. next tuesday when members of the senate crime and drug subcommittee hold theii hearing. now this comes as battte is spear heading an audit of unfounded rape cases. >> we want to make sure that every case is treated withhthe seriousness that it deserves. there is the question as to whether the police, the local3 police, are treating the victims as victims or whether they are looking for ways not to pursue a case. >> reporter::a sppkesman with oneefrom baltimore has been called to testify. local rape advocates, however, tell me they will likely be there to observe tuesday's proceedingg. joy lepola, fox 45 news at 5:30. >>> new information tonight in the investigation of a body found after a f
firefighters put to the test with two four-alarm fires yesterday. >> jennifer franciotti with more on that story. >> it was quite a scene yesterday. firefighters were busy fighting fires to 11 houses on two niche blocks. all but two houses were vacant. five rowhouses went up in flames there. then three more caught fire on the other side. firefighters rushed to houses on the next block. everyone did get out safely. no word on what caused the first fire, but officials are pretty sure of what happened on north cary street. >> one consideration is there may have been embers that may have been blown from one fire across the street to the next may have ignited that one. we don't know at this point. >> in all 100 firefighters responded. one firefighter suffered minor injuries. mindy back to you. >> a 34-year-old columbia man who survived an apartment fire is charged with not only setting the blaze, but killing his ex-wife moments earlier. damon white set fire to the apartment to cover up the murder of the 35-year-old woman. she obtained a restraining order against her husband in 2008. >>
baltimore withhword on how residents can help to get this job done. keith? >>well, jeff and jennifer, city crews have been busy clearing storm drains like this onn. in fact, tonight they say the best defense residents have against flooding is a broom, and trash cans. we caught up with a crew at the corner of south folton and coal3 they cleared the drain at that location. there are 52,000 storm drain inlets across the city. not all of them need to be but for those that do, city only has five teams, that's 10 people, to do aal of that work. >> i feel bad that these guys have to work so bad and hard to try to get this done. but if weecan get people to stop throwing trash in the streets, and stuff, it wouldn't wash down in the drains and we would ot worry about it. >> we are back here llve. bge is preparing for the storm tonight. thee have key personnel on standby should we see any power outages during that storm. >> live in north baltimore, keith daniels, fox 45 news late edition". >> all right, keith thank you. if you ake up tomorrow to weather damage in your area. see it, shoot it, send
jennifer gilbert. live at johns hopkins hospital in east baltimore. where a gunmannopened fire, and swat teems were called in. >> t happened late this morning, in the nelson uilding. complex. it ended with a doctor shot. the gunmmn's mother dead. and the gunman killing himself. >> jeff, we do know that doctor %-shot in the stomach. cohen. and was rushed into emerrency surgery. the good news tonight, he is expected to survive his injuries. cohen is a faculty orthopedic surgeon, did his residency in spinal reconstructive surgery at johns hopkins. now we don't know exactly how this dootor was involved in the but what we do know is that he was out of the hospital room today, talking with paul pardus. telling aul pardus about the condition of his mother, and apparently, according to hospital staff, talking about his mother being paralyzed. and, again, it was after that troubling news that this all started. around 11:11 this morning on the eighth floor of the nelson building here. paul pardus shot dr. cohen and barricaded himself in the mother's hospital room. hospital was immediately put o
we will announce the winner on thursday night..3 here is jeff barnd and jennifer gilbert with the "late edition", >> e-mails ver job numbers. >> what the gooernor is saying about a possible covvr up. %->> an object, red glooing object, hoovering just above our ú%ont gate. >>the people providing new evidence about ufo's. whh we may be in for flooding too. >> and shockinn surprise. what was found bakeed in loaf of bread. >> live in high definition, from fox 45 news "late edition". >>>hello again, i am jeff barnd. we have been seeing gray skies, and a lot of rain lately. >> it is about to get worse. vytas reid with the latest severe weather orecast. vytas? >> jennifer and jeff, definitely seen our share of rainfall over the last couple of days. in the ast 48 hours, an iich around balttmore. eastern shore, over 2 inches. and then in western maryland lookkng at an inch. so average about an inch to inch and a haaf in the area. ground saturated. like a sponge, you absorb it, and when you give it more, it runs offf thattwill happen with the next system. no activity out th
facility is getting a new name. i'm jennifer franciotti. coming up, with a future performances and the expected attendance rate. >> dry conditions around here with low humidity and gusting wind. this leaves the potential for brush fires. a fire which in effect for tomorrow. look for some rain in >> good afternoon. i am rod daniels. here's a look at what we are working on for 11 news at 6:00 p.m. an apartment fire in columbia. a woman's body found inside. the fire did not cause her death. we're live with the latest on that investigation. for the first time, early voting is in maryland. how voting could have an effect on one college campus. these stories and much more when these stories and much more when you why is roman meal bread nutritious? two slices provide at least sixteen grams of whole grains and an excellent source of calcium. roman meal bread: great taste and nutrition since nineteen-twelve. >> thousands of people have been evacuated as a wildfire continued to grip the parts of colorado. >> just west of boulder, dozens of homes have been destroyed. the and greg has det
>> and i am jennifer gilbert. we continue our vote 2010 ú%verage tonight. one of the big races we are folllwing, the race for state's attorney in the city off3 baltimore. here is a look at the numbers. paaricia jessamy gettingy, 49 percent of the vote. beenstein at 47 percent. again these early numbers, with only 3 percent of the precincts reporting. now patricia jessamy has been the state's attorney for 15 years now. %-south bbltimore, where patrica jessamy has been watching the numbers come in tonight. joy? >>well, jennifer, we're here at3 the rowing club in south where, as you can see, supporters are gathered, for -atricia jessamy to watch these results come in. she arrived hereeabout an hour ago. let me tell you this crowd went absolutely wild. stanniig up. chanting her name. cheering her on. we had a chance to speak with her shortly after that. here is what she had to say to us. >> well, we don't know the totals yet, but, i mean, we're confident that tte voters,úelec. so we wwll await the returns. >> now despite how close this race is, at this point, patricia jessamy remains
in baltimore, this is fox 45 news at 10:00. >> good evening, i am jennifer gilbert. >> anddi am jeff barnd. what you are seeinggon the radar behind sus what remains of tropical storm nicole. >> storm drenched other places.3 and may have willed one child as it moved through the tropics. when flood waters swept away a home. it cut roads and washed out bridges on other islands as well. as tropical storm nicole moved toward florida it lost steam. but had aalot of rain. the wet weather made doing -nything outside in florida >> now tonight, we're getting ready for a lot of rain. keith daniels is standing by live in north baltimore where the city prepaaes for what could be six inch ofs of rain in some pllces. hello keith. >> jeff, good evening. city is working to avoid flooding. they have been busy clearing storm drains like this one. in fact, tonight they say the best defense residents have and trash can. >> at the corner of south followton and coallstreet. >> the rain cannot get it. it floods. >> city work crews are busy unclogging storm drains on mannings bbock, clearing gutters %-debris.th tr
, this is fox 45 news at 10:00. >> ello, i am jeff barnd. >> and i am jennifer gilbert. severe thunderstorms rolled through several counties this evening.ttis is the scene in noh baltimore tonight as lightning lit up the sky. and earlier there were reports of storm damage near the maryland/pennsylvania line. >> chief meteorologist vytaa reii joins us with a firstly look at the sky watch weaahhr forecast. >> most of it occurrrd on the pennsylvania line and north of us. some activity lingering on the eastern portion of the state. and heading over to new jersey, where, actually the most severe storms are. nothing over baltimore right now. eastern shooe, watch until 11:00. as there is a few you scattered showers in the neighborhood. but not aaythiig too seeere in the state at this moment. going to radar, one cell near the bay bridge with rain in it. and activitt ttward chestertown. but it looks like it is really garden variety thunderstorms.ú few little rain oward churchill and lightning. not much. then over to new jersey this is where it is picking upp we have like a boww cho. that means the
baltimore, this is foxx45 news at 10:00. >> hello, i am jennifer gilbert. >> and i am jeff barnd. four hour hostage standoff in silver spring ends withhpolice >> this all happened t the discovery channel building on georria avenue. myranda stephens is here with how the incident caae to an end. and more n the gunman's past. myranda? >> jennifer and jeff, james j lee no stranger to the discovery chaanel builling.3 protested there building before. but this time took his anger to a whole new level. >> the intense situution began around 1:00 this afternoon. when police say james j lee, an environmental protester, walked into the discovery channel headquarters, in silver spring, -earing devices on his body,,and waving a handgun. he then took two workers and a seeurity guarr, hossage in the %->> there maybe some other potential devices, with im, or near him, that he brought in. >> most of the 1900 employees were able to et out okay. and the day care center inside ú% the building was evacuated. swat teams and federal bomb technicians surrounded the building. while federal negotiators talked to
to a pole in the basement. hours passed. then, he heard his wife, jennifer. i heard her say that she would need to get dressed. and need to get her purse and checkbook to get to the bank. hayes drove jennifer to the bank. petrified, she told the teller, she needed to withdraw $15,000. police say hayes and petit returned home where she was sexually assaulted. the girls were tied to their beds. petit said he may have heard the men's voices and moaning. someone said, are you all right? it's going to be all over in a couple of minutes. it was a different tone. it was much more sinister. i felt a jolt of adrenaline. and thought it's now or never in my mind. at that moment, i thought they were going to shoot all of us. petit managed to get his hands untied, but not his feet. i hopped up to the stairs. got to the top and fell. still pound, petit literally rolled to a neighbor's house. his wife and daughters died after the suspects set the home on fire. the men were caught later by police while driving the family's minivan. the defense chose not to cross-examine dr. petit. >> to question him would
of murdering a mother and her children. these are the last images of jennifer hawke-petit it alive. this newly released bank surveillance video ticks off the final moments of a horrific crime. petit withdraws $15,000, nervously explaining to the teller she and her family are being held hostage and the money is for ransom. a bank manager called 911. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now, who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. she is petrified. >> reporter: petit got the money and left the bank at 9:22. >> they told us they wouldn't hurt anybody if she got back there with the money. she believed them. >> reporter: at 9:26 police in unmarked cars to the petits' house. officers are told to block off the street but not to approach. almost 30 minutes later, at 9:54, a badly injured william petit manages to escape to a neighbor's house and a second 911 call is made. >> i got bill petit here, who's hurt, my neighbor. >> he's at your house? >> yes, he's right here. >> reporter: then suspects steven hayes and joshua komisarjevsky allegedly set the house o on fire
and two doctors tied up at that point and jennifer, calmly, we have seen the surveillance video, approached the bank teller after the giving the $15,000 and told the teller what was going on and when the bank manager heard the story he decided to call 9-1-1. >> we have a lady in our bank right now who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. the people are in a car outside the bank and she is getting $15,000 to bring out to them that if the police are told they will kill the children and the husband. >> jennifer petit told the tell are she was told by the captor no harm would come to any of them if she got them that $15,000. obviously that proved to be untrue. >> i have learned that the two men were prepared to plead guilty and the only reason why they are now in trial, one is having a trial move forward the state wants to have the membership die, to go with the death penalty so that is, really, the gist of this, and that is why we are hearing from the defense attorneys that the police played a role in all of this because if this can be proof the police
, i am jeff barnn. >> anddi am jennifer gilbert. votes are being counted right now in maryland's primary races. >> two races will most likely be decided this evening. even though a lot of voters decided to stay hooe. >> one of those races is for baltimore city state's attornee. jefffabell is standing by live in canton where bernstein is waiting for results. >> and joy lepola joins us from south baltimore with current state's attorney jessamy waiting to see if she can keep her job. >> the otherr ace most likely decided tonight is baltimore county executive. kevin kamenetz has spent a lot keith daniels is live in pikesville waiting to see if it pays off. >> bartenfelder has been serving with kevin kamenetz in thh baltimore ounty council since is the mid 90s. melinda roeder joiis us from his campaign headquarters in parkville. >> republicans and democrats nominate their candidates tonight karen parks is joining us from canton where governor ú%malley is expected to be nominated. former governor ehrlich faces a -hallenge from the right, on the g.o.p. side tonight. >> aad john ryde
spirit when at the kicked her off the team. jennifer tesch says she was shocked when they are daughter, kennedy, came home from practice and demonstrated her routine for her. she says some of the cheers were just too inappropriate for 6-year-olds. >> and the lyricses are, our backs ache, our skirts are too tight, we shake our booties from left to right. and at that point, i was just kind of in shock. >> well, after bringing her objections to the coach and g.m. of the squad, jennifer says kennedy was concluded off the team. she does say, however, other cheered leading squads have offered to put kennedy on their team. and that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a detroit-area cheering squad's choice of cheers is too racy for 6-year-olds? email your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> the time is now 6:08, 66 degrees on tv hill. coming up -- the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. >> also ahead, more than a dozen homes go up in flames as a wild fire rages in utah. >> and the force of nature of a different kind as wind and water pummel
of time. >> good morning, i'm jennifer franciotti. it is 7:26. here's a look at some of our top stories for you. in baltimore city, a fight between two family members turned deadly. officers were called just before 8:00 last night to the 1000 block of north stricker street in west baltimore for a fight between her aunt and her niece. the injuries to the aunt were so bad she was taken to the hospital where she later died. police are still investigating this case. >> three people are recovering after being stabbed onboard an m.t.a. bus. it happened around 2:30 at liberty heights in northwest avenue near the mall. a fight broke out on bus number 51 which left three people with stab wounds. >> the bus driver brought the bus to rest here outside the mall. there were people here scheduled for their regular after-school duty, and people were unloading the bus, and the officers were able to board the bus and get the officers off. >> all three victims were taken to area hospitals and are expected to survive. police are continuing to investigate. >> in a separate stabbing incident, police are loo
. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. >> police are also busy investigating a pair of unrelated shootings in glen bernie. one man was shot tuesday morning and was taken to shock trauma. no word on a suspect or a possible motive. police also responded to a double shooting where authorities say two men apparently shot each other. there were also treated at shock trauma. baltimore city has recorded its 144th homicide of the year. this happened yesterday morning on harris avenue. police say the victim tried to fight of his attackers. he was shot in the chest and back. he was rushed to the pop hospital where he later died. this time last year there were 147 murders in baltimore city. ayne black has been arrested in the death of ankush gupta. the body was discovered just off of light street. police have not said how gupta ended up in the water. >> it is time to turn the page on iraq. >> the president said it was time to shift resources to prairies' here at home. kate amara has more on that. >> robert gates is in iraq this morning, meeting with troops. the president declared the war in iraq is o
cause. jennifer franciotti covers the story. >> on purple friday the focus is on black. >> we're making the blackout towel. >> the towels are the brain child of a local company called baltimore blackout and they are being run by willis mcgahey. he wants m&t stadium to come alive by tirling the towels, an effect he said will look like thousands of ravens flying in the stands. the freeds benefit the willis. -- the proceeds will benefit the willis mcgahee foundation which helps students. >> it is something different to get everybody involved, to let everybody know we're behind us. >> steven port, owner accident says it is great. >> it is fantastic. it is really fun. >> you dep can buy towels at stadium stores oh, or you can order them online. in parkville, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news 11 news. go ravens! >> she is the greatest fan ever. if you are heading to the game, be prepared for traffic. check latest conditions downtown. update construction and accident scenario. >> we set up a live wire blog that alerts you to delays on the rail in march. all on www.wbaltv.com and click on "t
-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning. i am jennifer franciotti. >> i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. >> so for the focus is the western suburbs. frederick county, carroll county. let's look at hd doppler. you cannot see the worst of it in the orange and the red -- you can see the worst of it in the orange and the red. you will see some heavy rain for the next 15 or 20 minutes at least. and then it will push into pennsylvania. down towards annapolis, give yourself extra time again this morning. let's look at the forecast. i think it will clear up this afternoon. most of the rain will be this morning. high temperatures in the upper 70's. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. first we say good morning to sarah and see what is happening on the roads on this tuesday. >> a few accidents to watch for. they could be related to the rain. there is an accident at 32. watch for delays there. there are some other problem spots. jewish park lake drive, a vehicle fire. park lake drive, a
in baltimore, this is fox 45 news at 0:00. >> hell low, i am jeff barnd. >> and i am jennifer gilbert. 24 alarm fires in west baltimore. ten row homes up in smoke. >> happened minutes apprt less3 than one quarter of a mile away today's weather mmy have played a key role in the blazes. karen parks is currently in west baltimoree and tells us no onee3 was hhrt. but these fires are still under investigation tonight. karen? >> that'' right jeff. innestiggtors are still here, on the scene. -ou mentioned earlier, in the intro, you talked abouu high winds. windy right now. just imagine what it was like a now, the fire started right here. you can sse all the debris left. after three homes caught on fire. the blaze then spread, across the street. i will try to get over here to show you. these five row homes, went up in flames, and it did not stop here. and investors say high winds could be a factor. but will not confirm. 5 ell you. as for neighbors. it was a iasco none will forget. >> it is crazy. you got one, two, three, four, five, six, seven. seven firee. >> flames tear down homes. >> in the
on her daughter, bristol, on ""dancing with the stars." and we hear a shocking revelation from jennifer grey. you'll hear from both of them this morning, right here. yeah. talk about revolutielations. how often do you hear someone say "dancing with the stars" saved their life? >> that's a first. >> we'll get to that later in the broadcast. >>> first, a lot of big stories coming up. starting with the latest change at the white house. president obama's top aide, his chief of staff, is said he is likely leaving at the end of the week. family consideration prevent a final decision. >>> also, there's news out of pakistan, where the cia is intensifying a bombing campaign against the taliban. 20 drone strikes in the month of september. the most of any month this year. this comes as there's new reports of increased terrorism threats against europe. we'll talk about this with bob woodward. he's the author of "obama's war." >> we look forward to sitting down with him. >>> also, a new government study out this morning of what women earn in the workplace. more women are working in management. but h
to surgery and operated on for at least five hours. >> jennifer was done to find out that the victim was actually her neighbor. >> i was very sad, and just really upset to know that it is someone so close to where i live in this area. >> the shooter is that in a bite as 50-year-old paul pardus. court records show he has gone by the aliases warren davis, leo davis, and leo david. he had a bankruptcy filing 12 years ago. neighbors at his home in arlington, virginia, saw him often and say he was a loving, caring son to his mother, who had been ill for some time. >> he is to take care of his mother. he would come home and take her to the doctor. i cannot believe he shot her. i cannot believe this. this is crazy. >> never say that his mother lived with him, and he has been on family medical leave since june of this year. before that, he was driving a bus in the d.c. area, serving people with physical disabilities. he carried a concealed weapon permit in the state of virginia since 2006. he did have to pass a background check to see that permit. we need to receive that permit. >> many of y
surgery. our dr. jennifer ashton will explain why the new procedures could make something like liposuction, for instance, obsolete. >> do crunches, i think. >> i think so. >>> first dramatic and emotional testimony in a connecticut courtroom as a doctor described how his wife and two daughters were murdered. cbs news correspondent betty nguyen is at the courthouse in new haven, connecticut with this >>> up next, a reporter says -- she says she was harassed by the new york jets. but, is this the wrong way to dress in a locker room? two female reporters will have a debate. two female reporters will have a debate. this is "on that can take so much out of you. i feel like i have to wind myself up just to get out of bed. then...well, i have to keep winding myself up to deal with the sadness, the loss of interest, the trouble concentrating, the lack of energy. [ male announcer ] if depression is taking so much out of you, ask your doctor about pristiq®. pristiq is a prescription medicine proven to treat depression. pristiq is thought to work by affecting the levels of two chemicals in the brain
the judges. the panel will be randy jackson, steven tyler from aero smith, and jennifer lopez. they will join judge randy jackson. >> when it comes to the bachelor, perhaps the second time is the charm. that may be what brad womack is hoping for. he said he would like to do it, he made waves when he was rejected by both women in his season finale. people people.com says the new bachelor will be revealed in the next episode of "dancing with the stars." >>> listen if you mess with one cow, you mess with a whole herd. >>> absolutely. a wandering bear found that out the hard way. when he tried to have a midday snack. >>> baltimore city roads rank on a national level. coming up. old gibbs canning company. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you. >>> a woman is set
'mon. c'mon. >>> a love this story, ready for this? just south of spring lake new jersey, ed and jennifer were taking photos after ed just asked jen to mary him on bended knee and a guitar. who comes up behind them but the boss? barefoot and glasses, bruce springstein takes over ed's guitar, sings a tune, takes a couple pictures and moves on. >> that is amazing! >> that's a great shot, isn't it? >>> well it is the 29th of september. let's see who's celebrating a birthday today! it's our very own jamie costello! [applause] big 5-1. >> she called he 51. >> he's 51 cent! [laughter] >> jamie, happy birthday. he's pictured right there with his beautiful daughter, lauren, a student at the university of delaware. >>> all right, 6:25. and if you have a birthday, send it in to morningshow@wmar.com. send a nice picture, we'll put it on the air and celebrate your birthday with you. >>> her birthday party can be described as a wild time. >>> for this little girl, wasn't the party she dreamed about. >>> plus: >> reporter: baltimore city health officials fight against bedbugs. i'll tell you how you can
to a bank to withdraw money. and we're seeing surveillance pictures of jennifer pettitte going to that bank. this, as her husband, mr. william pettitte, takes the stand today. >> what an emotional day. we'll e go to that in a little bit. >>> we begin with a high-stakes day in politics. jon karl is covering it all. >> reporter: good morning, george. as you said, there's seven primaries today. but the eyes of the political world are all on tiny delaware. it's here that the tea party movement is trying to score its biggest upset yet. meet christine o'donnell, the tea party candidate most feared by the republican establishment. >> there is a tidal wave coming to delaware. and we -- we are riding it. and he is drowning in it. >> reporter: she has twice run for the senate. and twice lost. but this time, she has sarah palin. >> hi. this is governor sarah palin. vote for christine o'donnell for u.s. senate this tuesday. >> reporter: o'donnell is up against one of delaware's most popular political figures, congressman mike castle. republican leaders think he is their only chance of winning joe biden
back. i am stan stovall. >> and i am jennifer franciotti. thank you for joining us this morning. we will start with the weather. >> we have some rain and again this morning. the heaviest stuff is in the far western suburbs. right around baltimore city, there is a few sprinkles.
. vytas? >> jennifer and jeff, definitely seen our share of rainfall over the last couple of days. in the ast 48 hours, an iich around balttmore. eastern shore, over 2 inches. and then in western maryland lookkng at an inch. so average about an inch to inch and a haaf in the area. ground saturated. like a sponge, you absorb it, and when you give it more, it runs offf thattwill happen with the next system. no activity out thereeright now. relatively quiet.3 allng frontal boundary sitting off to the east of us. we have the stationary front that the moisture rides on. moisture.lorida, look at the ahead of the tropicalú depression. joining us s we get down the road here. in fact, looking at how much we could possibly gee on the future scan. we could get nywhere from 2-to 4-inches potentially across the on top offthe 1-to 2-inches we have seen. so run into flooding conditions. tell you more about the track of this potential tropical storm coming our way in bit. >> the governor is defending he state's labor department after a gloomy jobs report is removed ffrm its own ebsite.
will jennifer gilbert. tragedy strikes the maryland political scene. >> the green party candidatt in the race for u.s. senate is killed after she was hit by an suv. ú%apened while she was riding her bike. >> 5:30 sunddy morning. greee party candidate for the u.s. senate natasha pettigrew parked her car with bike in tow on the caapus of prince george's community college. first stop before heading out %-while riding south on 202, the avid bike rrder and tri-athlete was hii from behind by a woman driving a cadillac escalade. >> i aw smoke coming from the front of the suv. >> crystal hayes saw it all. >> pulled ooer, i didn't wantú them to notice e noticing them. -o kept going. >>the driver of theeescalade spee off. and drove for 4 miles to her ú%me. with the bicycle still lodged ú%derneath. left behind, natasha pettigrew with crystal by her side. >> she was lying in the roadd she was not responding..3 she was totally unconscious. that, you know, it was okay.3 told her that somebody was on the way. i told herrto keep breathing. >> tte med-acts arrived but natasha died this morning from th
new handss ree devices. kathleen. >>reporter: that's right jennifer. right now i'm talking to you on the phone through the jupiter jack. plugs right into my cell phone and this little device here. numb goes through thh raaio system and sometimes the radio does leak through for now we'll turn it right down. they can cost from 10 to 100 dollars. the national safety the cell phone. heather was killed by a truck driver texting but the highway study hide the phone while driving. some say the real solution is a complete ban on cell phone usage while riving. >> if you aae driving taaking on a cell phone, the risk oo you being involved in a crash quadruple. that's whet you are hands free or holding the phone. >>reporter: so starting friday if you are caught with one of these up to your ear and holding it in your hand,!! hand, you are in a lot of ttouble and could end up costinggyouuabout 40 dollars in fines. live on 41st street fox 45 news at 5:30. >>> okay kathleen. how are theeroads ooking tonight? lauren cook now has our traffic edge report. hello lauren. >> hello jeff. we ha
doctor. jennifer, thank you so much for the update from hopkins hospital at his time. >> ever since the shooting at virginia tech, johns hopkinsú policy. hopkins began to use text messaging to all essential personnel. that worked today. also thousands of wrist bands were given out to visitors, as for metal detectors, however. >> i aaso heard the questiin about magnatometers, only one or two institutions, that i am aware of, hospitals, that have them,,and they are not on the eastcoast. >> he misspoke ever so slightly but he as not far off. in fact, two eastcoast hospitals told fox 45 news tonight, they grady memorial hospital in atlanta, georgia, and the hospital at the university of3 pennsslvania in philadelphia. the day.here is our question of should hospitals have metal ú%tectors at the entrances? so far 48 percent say yee. 52 percent say no. one viewer writes, thess doctors don't know what kind of people aae walkiig into these hospitals, so it could happen again f they don't get etal detectors. but bill writes. i should not haae to deal with metal detectors to enter a hospita
pounds in one year. our dr. jennifer ashton will be along with the results of a new study on which beverages are best and worse for your children. >>> every father's warning to his daughter's boyfriend, don't even think about it. well, one father in california may have taken that warning too farp. he's a police officer. he pretended to arrest a teen-aged boy who he believed had gone too far with his step-daughter and then decided to take action. we'll have that story, too. >> first, at 7:30, the latest on amanda knox currently serving 26 years in an italian prison for murdering her roommate. but this week, she'll be back in court fighting off the possibility of even more jail time on a different charge. we'll speak with her mother exclusively about this in just a moment. her mother, edda mellas, also faces jail time for the same charge but first our national correspondent jeff glor is here with the details. jeff, good morning. >> good morning to you. ten months after convicted of murder 23-year-old seattle native amanda knox will face an italian judge again friday not what she did
situation at the discovery channel building. in silver spring. jennifer davis reporttspolice shot down the gunman and all the hostagessmade it out safely. >> with an angry gunman taking hostagee police evacuate 1900 employees from insiie of the discovery chhnnel headquaaters in silver spring maryland. roughly four hours later, police and swat eaa officers shoot suspect james j lee,,a mannwith a long history being angry over discovery's environmental programming. >>>our tacticaa units moved in, they shot the suspect. the ssspect is deceased. >> there ere frightening moments as the drama unfolded. evacuateing 100 children ffom a day care ccntee. >> witnesses told pooice lee was armed and wearrng what look like ú%tallic can nissters died tote body whee he entered. they watched him on close ccrcuit tv. he took three people as alllunharmed in thh end. >> we believe that he also came in, ith two boxes and 2 backpackss that we expect mayú hhve explosive devices ii them. >> lee carried out ppotests against the discovery channel in print ads and on his personalú website called save the pl
. this is a great event for the great bso. the baltimore symphony orchestra is this weekend. jennifer edwards, we were just talking about your voice. >> yes. >> it's a tool. it's a gift. and you discovered it at 18? >> yes. >> before that i was a pianist. >> exactly. then what happened? 18 years old, then what? >> i studied in arkansas and i did lots of smaller productions there and then i was invited to come study at the pea body institute with internationally acclaimed soprano, who is a real jab here in baltimore, and so it's been a great journey and i've loved every minute of it. >> unbelievable. now i was asking about -- how do you treat your voice? what do you do? you have to watch what you eat? >> you know, not too much loud talking late at night. all the things that you want to do. sometimes you can't do. >> you have to know your limitations. >> exactly. right. when you are on stage and singing and you see the audience what they are going through. i guess you get lost in it all. >> you have to love performing, because that makes all the sacrifice and hard work worth it, when you
in northern parkway. one of the victims said it started in a second floor bedroom. jennifer franciotti has more. >> all the sudden, i felt a big bang and i heard screaming from the hallway. the doorway was just in flames. >> she had little time to get out alive. she was one of six people in the house when it caught fire after 2:00 a.m.. christine and your girlfriend had to break out of a window on the second floor. >> by that time, flames were coming out of the window. i was so scared and it took me a minute. i was on the pawn and 911. i threw my phone and then i heard the boards starting to crack. i had to jump. as i jumped, i was being burned. my whole arm and my hair are singed. >> it was scary. i heard metal bending and snapping. >> 10-year-old dylan was terrified. he got out with his mother and grandfather. his grandmother was trapped in the attic and had to jump to say. >> she jumped and landed on the deck. i thought she could walk and get up. i thought my mother would helper. when i was running she said, " help, help, please." she was treated for leg injuries. >> fire investigators
cause. jennifer franciotti has the details. >> on purple friday, the focus is on black. >> we're making the blackout towels. >> is the brainchild of a local company called baltimore blacked out, being endorsed by regan's running back willis mcgahee. he wants the stadium to come alive with 70,000 fans twirling the towels. >> it is about having fun. >> they sell for $9.99. the proceeds benefit the willis mcgahee foundation, created to help underprivileged kids in baltimore by providing them with holiday meals, toys, school supplies, and other resources to help them achieve success. he once the fans to get into the black spirit. >> when you say someone waiting those around, it is a sign. it is good to do some different and get everybody involved. have fun. let us know you are behind us. >> they have been busy printing towels and t-shirts. the owner says it has been fun. >> it is fantastic and exciting. it is really starting to take off. it is going like gangbusters. >> you can buy them at the stadium, at stadiums doors, or online. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. go, ravens! >> be pre
, this is fox 45 news at 10:00. >> hello, i am eff barnd. >> and i am jennifer gillert. -n elementary school student said he was puncheddin tte face this morning by an adult aide on the schoollbus. >> happeeed at sharp leadenhallú elementary, and parents want %-melinda roeder has more on the story you are seeing first on fox tonight. >> he assaulted my daaghter. punched her ii the eye and nose, and she initially walked into the school she was bleeding. >> shaknees grant bay surrrised to get the call from the school informing her of a ight between her daughter and an adult aide >> aide asked her to it down, get out of the window. she refuseed. >> 10 ney was leaning out of the window as the bus pulled group and talking to aafriend. >> aide ried to getther to sit. >> he told me to sii down. said you are going to get in my face, ann if you smack me i will tell my father and mother. and that's when he pushed me, and i smacked him in the face, and he sttrted to hit me.ú tten i startee to kick and trying to defend myself. >> when the fight was over, she >> hit me in the nose. >> with a small
45 news t 10:00. >> hello, i am jeff barnd. jennifer is off tonight. four days on the run now. that'sshow long it has been %-attempted murder escaped from police. keith daniels is at city police headquarters where detectives bblieve he is on the run with his pregnant girlfriend. keith? >>well, jeff, the man walked ou3 of a rear door here attthe police complex. and tonight, they say he could be on his way to washington, or virginia, and they say he is traveling with his pregnant >> take a good look. his name is paul palmer. he is accused of attempted murder. and escaped suspect, still on the run, from baltimore city police. >> he is accused of stabbing a victim in the 200 block of davis %-stab taed him four times and fled in aavehicle. through witnees acccunts we tracked him down. >> detectives were talking with palmer at the central police district at baltimore and gay streets near city hall friday. police were transporting him to central booking when palmer faked a hand injury. when he got back inside of the slipped out the plastic handcuffs and ran away. he is on the loose. and no
on the flip side of this. >> you name it, anything on wheels all to raise money for a good cause. i'm jennifer franciotti. details straight ahead. as a career prosecutor i made decisions on facts not politics. in washington, i'm trying to do the same. that's why i voted to crackdown on wall street and protect the bay. and why i voted against the $3 trillion budget, the big bank bailout, and against the health care bill. you see for me it's not about democrats or republicans it's about common sense and doing what's best for our families. maybe that's why i'm ranked one of the most independent members of congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. >> welcome back to "11 news sunday morning." thanks for joining us. >> the humidity was down like 29% or 30%. we don't see that often around here when it is warm out. >> a similar set-up, but we won't be quite as breezey. there is a weather disturbance to our north. it will stay there during the day today. in fact, yesterday it generated a few scattered clouds in the area, but that was about it. the rain stayed north of us, and this mornin
now says testing women in their 40s could reduce the risk of dying by 26%. our dr. jennifer ashton will help us sort it out. >>> what do lady gaga and the dalia lama have in common? sounds like a jar son carson right? i'm sorry. i'm too old to be mentioning that. they are both on twitter, along with about 100 million other people around the world. we'll have to twitter a how-to lesson this morning and tell you why celebrities, in particular, love tweeting. >> first, we want to get the latest on the big storm up and down the east coast today. dave price is in wilmington, north carolina. good morning, dave. >> good morning, maggie. this is what happens when you get 20-plus inches of rain over four or five days in a row. there's just nowhere for this water to go, and that's the big concern throughout north carolina and, indeed, up and down much of the mid-atlantic states, as we head through the next 24 hours. right now, we've broken all sorts of records. you can see t >>> remember yesterday we were saying it didn't have to have a name to be a problem. dave just proved it and first war
to show you a great picture. our friend jennifer took this shot in tokyo. you know what that is? >> a raven. she says she's using it as her wallpaper for the season all long. >> that's the wallpaper i use. i have to be honest with you, that's going to be the wallpaper. that's neat. sunny and 81 degrees this day. that's mark viviano's shot. that's mark measuring's hairline out of focus. i was going to go to that. let me say this. coming up on coffee with. right here, by the way on wjz- 13. it's time to don the jersey. it's monday and tonight, we kick off our nfl season. sports director mark viviano is joining us after the break wand'll look at what the -- at what the nfl has to hold for the hometown crowd and team. >> we would love to see your pictures at wjzme@comcast.net. go to wjz.com and look for the special icon also. >>> it's a nice, cool morning. gray skies in the area and we'll give way to sunshine at 81 degrees today. 64 d.c. and 55 easton and 65 at pax river and ocean city. 61 bel air and columbia. and 63 annapolis, rock hall and kent island. sunshine into the area and
. >> a big event is trying to get the conversation rolling. jennifer franciotti has the story. >> his antique car is just one of his passions. another is spreading the word about prostate cancer. >> i have prostate cancer and have had a return. >> last year he got together with his fellow car club members and created wheels for cancer to raise money for cancer research. this sunday, wheels of all kinds are encouraged to fill parking lot with anything that roles. >> we would like to see it overflowing. each car represents money to us, and all the money goes to the bottom line that we contribute to prostate cancer research. >> if i only help one person get in early for testing, this mission will be accomplished. >> a psa is a simple blood test that he says detective his cancer a year and a half ago. prostate cancer is the second leading cancer among men and something one in six men will get with in their lifetimes. >> a lot of people who get prostate cancer don't want to talk to anybody. >> the ribbon color for prostate cancer is blue. the hope is that one day will be as well-known as pink is f
linked to higher mortality rates in our "medical alert." >> i'm jennifer franciotti. details next. >> and word that a popular >> and word that a popular roland park is moving. [ female announcer ] swiffer wetjet absorbs and traps so much dirt you'll never go back to your old mop. [ funny voice ] hey, mop! wanna suck up dirt and grime like swiffer wetjet? then try the absorb-a-straw! now you're gettin' it. [ female announcer ] sorry, mop, but swiffer wetjet has a dirt dissolving solution and super absorbent pads that trap and lock dirty water deep inside the gradient core while mops can just spread it around. swiffer cleans better, or your money back. ♪ she blinded me with science >> researchers have discovered that vitamin b along with normal vitamin amounts found it stops brain shrinkage by as much as 30%. >> what we recommend is that people with memory problems, especially the elderly, especially if they are being diagnosed already in a memory clinic, should be diagnosed by their doctors whether or not it is a good idea to take these vitamins. >> the warnings are that the long
in high definition, from wbff tv in baltimore, his is fox 45 news at 10:00. >> hello, i am jennifer gilbert. >> and i am jeff barnd. tomorrow two doctors will fight to gee back their license to practice medicine. >> they were apparently involved ii an abortion, that crossed state lines. and ended with a young woman being flown to shock trauma. >> john rydell tells us tonight police have uncovered very disturbing evidence in this particular case. >> on main street in elkton, most folks know the lawyers and family doctors. but few knew much aaout this unmarked abortion clinic. until now. >> i was shocked. i wonder how many underage victims have been involved. >> police saa their probe began when a man and woman dressed in hospital scrubs showed up at the er of union hospital. >> a injured female brought into the hospital in a private vehicle by two doctors. she had injjries unknown to them. >> police learned the 18-year-old woman had initially sought an abortion in vorhees3 new jersey but the doctor had theewoman transported by car to cecil county to complete the procedure. but her co
is really taking action. jennifer franciotti has more. >> a bake sale in howard county to raise money for the american heart association. >> raising money for a great cause, everyone knows how important raising money for heart research is. we love that we can do it. >> the local firm is one of dozens of community organizations gearing up for this and they start off at centennial park. it raises funds for research to fight heart disease and stroke. >> we will have a kids' area and an area for people bringing in their dogs out. we will have heart health screenings at an area for survivors to come out. >> lisa bell is one such a rubber. she was born with congenital heart condition. -- lisa bell is one such survivor. >> i had a pacemaker put in in 2000 and was reared like -- replaced in 2006. i had to have might by about replaced again. >> you don't have to pay for registration. lisa can tell you how important any small donation is when it comes to setting up a life. >> the people that come to walk and the people that donate money are actually the true life savers. all the research and al
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